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Alana Henkel Laufman
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Insomnia
Hey All! I can't sleep...again...even though I have a great over-the-counter sleeping pill called Sleep Assure. I have 4 concerts in the next three weeks through school, hence the "I can't sleep even though I am medicated" problem. 17 days left of school wi...

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Updated Website: New Venture
Hey All! After doing some soul searching, I really want to refocus my career on oboe. I have edited my website and want to continue forward with teaching online oboe lessons. Please direct anybody who may ever possibly be interested in oboe lessons for them...

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Oboe/Bassoon Masterclass
Hey All! On Monday, February 23, 2015, I will be teaching a masterclass to high school oboists and bassoonists at Anoka-Ramsey College during their Dallas Brass band clinic. I am quite honored to be asked to be the double reed clinician alongside the musici...

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Upcoming Events!
Hey All! I have not posted in FOREVER. Life has been an absolutely insane whirlwind of work and activities. I have had some good oboe things happen though. I sold 2 oboe reeds and 2 English horn reeds, I have a new Skype oboe student, and I had the opportun...

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Marching Band
Hey All! I have spent four days working with the East Central Willow River Marching Band. It has been wonderful meeting and working with some of my new students. They are such fun people! Here is the list of our marching engagements for the rest of the summ...

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New Job!
Hey All! I can finally share my exciting news! I am officially the new grades 5-12 Band and Choir Director for the Willow River Public School District! I am excited to be able to teach and hopefully positively influence so many students. Since I am really a...

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New Oboe Photos!
Hey All! My website was sorely in need of updated oboe photos. As great as my other photos were, I don't really look like the girl in the pictures anymore! All these new photos are done by my husband Justin on his iPhone 5s. The first three are serious and ...

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Weight Swap? Soon to announce cool stuff as well.
Hey All! It has been a while. I have thought about you random readers every day for the past month. I have a post that I will happily publish on July 9th to (hopefully) share some great news! Otherwise, what has this oboe been up to? Weight swap! I started ...

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An oboe wandered into a band room...
Hey All! I have been very busy. I started a long-term sub job on March 31 for the entire fourth quarter as a 5-8 grade band teacher. I applied for it because I wanted to make money doing something music related and I happened to have my teaching license in ...
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